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  1. Isthmus of, the narrowest part of the Malay Peninsula, between the Bay of Bengal and the Gulf of Siam. 35 miles (56 km) wide.
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Examples from the Web for kra

Historical Examples of kra

  • These are based on Kleinschmidt, but with q in place of (kra).

    The Central Eskimo

    Franz Boas

  • Karre, karre, kra, kra—stretch your arms out and take me with you.

  • Fig. 439 is from a formaline hardened situs preparation of the abdominal viscera in Macacus cynomolgus, the Kra monkey.

  • On national holidays an open air play known as "Kra, ooa," or "spearing the buffalo," is enacted.

British Dictionary definitions for kra


  1. Isthmus of Kra an isthmus of SW Thailand, between the Bay of Bengal and the Gulf of Thailand: the narrowest part of the Malay Peninsula. Width: about 56 km (35 miles)
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